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Country’s Top Singing Competition The Voice Myanmar Returns for Second Season with MPT

23 Jan 2019

(Yangon, 22nd January 2019) Myanmar’s top-rated TV singing competition, The Voice Myanmar, is set to make its triumphant 2019 return in February to the delight of millions of music fans nationwide with exciting performances by contestants set to take place starting from next month. Broadcasted on MRTV – 4 this year, the competition will see celebrity vocalist’s Ni Ni Khin Zaw, Yan Yan Chan, and Han Htoo Lwin returning as coaches, with R Zarni also joining the distinguished coaching panel for the second season of Myanmar’s runaway hit televised singing programme.

 

MPT is again supporting as proud main sponsors, in partnership with the Forever BEC-Tero for the show that will run from 24th February to 16th June, and will be broadcasted every Sunday at 9pm, MRTV-4. This year, 8,000 contestants have applied to undergo the screening process for the blind auditions, with 48 contestants later to be selected to go onto the battle rounds stage. For the Grand Prize, 24 of the best performers in total must compete in the live stages to progress to the final competition.

Ni Ni Khin Zaw, Yan Yan Chan, R Zarni and Han Htoo Lwin, famous Myanmar vocalists, form the star-studded coaching panel for The Voice Myanmar Season 2

Initially selected purely on their vocal performances during the blind auditions, a unique feature of the renowned programme, the chosen contestants will then compete in an international-format singing competition with knockout stages, in front of live studio audiences. The winner will be awarded Ks 20 million and recording contract with Universal Music Group as a Grand Prize. Throughout the competition, the participants who successfully progress will undergo rigorous mentorship from the coaches who will guide them and refine their singing skills. Popular especially amongst the youth, the show draws contestants from around the country, encompassing diverse singing styles, musical genres and personalities, in a unique entertaining format like no other.

 

As the main sponsor, the country’s first and leading telecommunications services provider, MPT also announced its voting system and mobile users can now dial *9011# to get easy access to the voting portal “thevoice.mptvote.com” to support their favourite contender and  SMS voting system will be announced soon.

 

Mr. Reizo Umeda, Chief Commercial Officer of MPT-KSGM Joint Operations said, “MPT is very proud to announce that once again, that it will be partnering with Forever BEC-Tero for The Voice Myanmar Season 2. The show enjoys a huge and passionate following, especially for young people in Myanmar, after the successful last season which saw millions tune in to support their favourite singers that are coached by a panel of top celebrity singers. We hope more will participate as the contest seeks to uncover Myanmar’s next singing sensation, who will also be awarded a recording contract with Universal Music Group and the chance to become a household name in the industry. So to all the music fans out there, get your mobile phones out and be ready to cast your votes for your choice of The Voice via the new SMS voting system and online portal during the competition starting from next month!”

 

Last season saw Ko Ngwe Soe string together a series of stirring performances on his way to be crowned as the winner of The Voice Myanmar 2018, clinching the top prize of Ks 20 million and a solo music album recording deal with Universal Music Group.

 

For more information about the event and other MPT’s activity announcements, please call 106 or visit www.mpt.com.mm or MPT official Facebook page: www.facebook.com/mptofficialpage .